UK Education System: Efficient Rather Than Effective

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The education system of the United Kingdom is cost-efficient but not very effective. Compared with that of other countries, the UK system churns out good value in exchange of the money the government pour in it. However, the results of the education – or the performance of pupils – is not that good … [Read more...]

Competition Awards Unconditional Admission Offer

Competition Awards Unconditional Admission Offer

A contest could be the unique route of an aspiring student to admission into university. The winner of an advertising contest will be offered a completely unconditional slot by Falmouth University in its BA in creative advertising. The university aims to attract more talents to the course and make … [Read more...]

Legislation Is Needed for University Board Gender Equality in Scotland

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Self-regulation is not enough to bring about gender equality on the composition of university boards. This is what the National Union of Students Scotland says. The group found out that the female to male ratio of members in university boards all over Scotland is only 3:7. The students point out … [Read more...]

Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Teaching Still Undervalued Despite Clamour

Recently, many universities have started to offer teaching-route professorships. This is in response to students’ demand for more focus on teaching rather than on research. They have instituted promotion incentives for these positions so that many excellent candidates will be attracted. But the … [Read more...]

Stay Employed with a Postgraduate Degree on Cyber Security

Stay Employed with a Postgraduate Degree on Cyber Security

Have you come across an “ethical hacking course?”  No, it isn’t the new oxymoron.  It is Lancaster University’s cyber security programme offered alongside other institutions, like De Montfort University (DMU) and Royal Holloway University of London. The ethical hacking course programme provides a … [Read more...]